Say what you want about Tyler Shields and his photography style but the LA-based photographer knows how to capture memorable images. From the outrageous to the bizarre, Shields has touched almost every spectrum of human reaction.
Shields is a master of the darkly beautiful and sometimes, the erotic. His angles are sharp, framing unconventional, ideas imaginative, and execution clean and concise. Viewers are drawn in by the visually enticing and provoking images. That’s exactly what Shields’s photographs do: they hook you in and drag you to a dark and beautiful dream sequence where the border between absurd and majestic is blurred.
His commercial work can be seen in famous brand campaigns, international magazines, print and online publications all over the world. He is also known for his controversial shots of celebrities like Lindsay Lohan, Mischa Barton, and Emma Roberts. All photos in this article are excerpts from his gallery work. Shields also released a new book titled Provocateur which is now up on Amazon.
You can see more of the artist’s work on his website. All images in this article were used with the artist’s permission.
Kenneth Bachor used to work as a photo editor for the Rolling Stone, ABC News or TIME, just to name a few. His passion for photography was triggered by old record's artwork and is fueled today by street culture, skating and coffee.
One of the many gripes of a film photographer is how difficult it is to take the perfect indoor shot -- it's either over or underexposed. You've tweaked the settings too many a time and it still doesn't work. So here's David Hancock on his own tips for shooting indoors with film.
Love is in the air here at Lomography and in lieu of our 25th anniversary, what better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day by going back to the 101 and the Lomo basics? Here’s how Lomographers captured retro love, in the soulful beat of the 90’s.
LomoAmigo B.A. Van Sise hates paperwork and goes out of his way to avoid it. That's how he came up with a very special concept for the series he shot with the Diana Instant Square for us. He calls it, ironically, "Paper + Work".
Street photography is one of the most popular genres today, and it can all be repetitive. It doesn't have to be. The secret to great street photography is by getting to know the cityscape and culture, and in Amsterdam, there's much to learn.
Street photography is one of the most popular genres today, and it can all be repetitive. It doesn't have to be. The secret to great street photography is by getting to know the cityscape and culture, and in Beijing, there's much to learn. We present to you some of the distinct qualities of Beijing.
Street photography is one of the most popular genres today, and it can all be repetitive. It doesn't have to be. The secret to great street photography is by getting to know the cityscape and culture, and in Tokyo, there's much to learn. We present to you some of the distinct qualities of Tokyo.
Starting out as a domestic worker in Hong Kong, Xyza Cruz Bacani's street photography is now internationally acknowledged. Her inspiring story,however, is not her claim to fame — it's the quality of her work.
There's something therapeutic about the work of landscape photographer Jake Horn. Is it the serene view? The natural beauty of the outdoors? Or the way he pursues his passion to capture remarkable photographs?
March is Women's History Month and we want to take a closer look at the wonderful women behind cameras. Lauren Lepore loves capturing true NYC moments to last in her photos beyond the existence of people and places. We talked to her about her thoughts on "controversial" work and the depiction of women in photography.
Irene was born and raised in Larnaca, Cyprus. She studied Audio and Video Production in Cyprus and Photography in Italy. She returned to Cyprus and worked as a photojournalist for many years, until 2011, when she decided to open up a little photography shop and introduce Lomography to the locals. She's been the Lomography Authorized Dealer ever since. She is known for her love for analog and people call her "Khal-lomo" (a reference to Game of Thrones' Khaleesi = Queen)!